9 December 2021
"We are prepared & preparing for a number of contingencies" per @StateDeptSpox on Russia-Ukraine tensions Says "US having "in-depth" conversations with its allies
"That unusual military activity doesn't come in a vacuum" per @StateDeptSpox "It comes in the context of the Russian Federation that in 2014, some 7 years ago, undertook similar activities.to falsely, speciously claim protectural provocation to cross that border illegally"
U.S.: "We stand with our partner Ukraine & condemn Russian aggression against Ukraine in all forms" per the official "The United States is willing to use a number of tools to address harmful Russian actions & we will not hesitate from making use of those & other tools in the future"
US cites "serious concerns abt Russian military activities & harsh rhetoric towards Ukraine" "[We] call on Moscow to de-escalate tensions" sr admin official tells @VOANews "A crucial 1st step is to restore the cease-fire to the low lvls of violence reached in July 2020"
2 week ago
Head of the Russian General Staff Gerasimov held telephone conversations with his American counterpart, discussed international security
2 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 94 km SW of Paratunka, Russia
US Treasury imposed sanctions on Transadria company and Marlin vessel associated with Nord Stream 2
2 week ago
Russian Minister of Defense Shoigu: US bombers near Russia's eastern borders are practicing launching cruise missiles
2 week ago
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu claims 10 US Air Force strategic bombers worked out using nuclear weapons against Russia this month
2 week ago
Secretary of the Russian Security Council Patrushev threatens that millions of refugees could appear in Ukraine due to the escalating conflict any moment
2 week ago
The Kremlin considers new possible US sanctions against Nord Stream 2 illegal and wrong, Peskov said.
The @StateDept sanctioned the Marlin, owned by Russia-linked Transadria Ltd., involved in the now-finished construction of NordStream2
The Russian stock exchange falls rapidly at the open. The RTS index is below 1600 points for the first time since July, the Mosbirzha index is below 3800 points for the first time since August.2 week ago
The Russian stock exchange falls rapidly at the open. The RTS index is below 1600 points for the first time since July, the Mosbirzha index is below 3800 points for the first time since August.
The Biden administration is weighing sending military advisers and new weapons to Ukraine as Russia builds up forces near the border and US officials prepare allies for the possibility of another Russian invasion
There is no tension on the border between Russia and Ukraine, Russian troops are moving through own territory - Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the UN
2 week ago
Users report massive failure of prime Russian ISP Rostelecom
We are concerned that the migrant crisis has divereted attention away from Russia's military buildup in Ukraine and have urged our partners to keep a close eye on the region, @USAmbBelarus says at @kennaninstitute
2 week ago
Russian business warned of supply disruptions due to problems in road transport from Europe to Russia at the EU-Belarus border amid the migration crisis
Lots to unpack from today's Military  Times interview - Ukrainian Military Intelligence assessment on Russian forces and what they might do. They predict a winter-spring offensive2 week ago
Lots to unpack from today's Military Times interview - Ukrainian Military Intelligence assessment on Russian forces and what they might do. They predict a winter-spring offensive
Map changes. Coy/Battalion of 20th NBC regimentTOS-1A and support to Maslovka (Pogonovo). May join elements of 4th Tank Div and 2nd Motor Rifle Div. BMP-3s from Buy, 22nd CRMTB spotted on a train to Valuyki. May be part of units already there
The current NOTAM-map of Kola. First areas at sea go active on Monday.  New NOTAM in the Luostari area indicates upcoming activity from the 200th MRB and 61st Naval Inf Bde2 week ago
The current NOTAM-map of Kola. First areas at sea go active on Monday. New NOTAM in the Luostari area indicates upcoming activity from the 200th MRB and 61st Naval Inf Bde
It appears that Russia has started withdrawing equipment from storage to place it near the border. A BMP-3 train from Buy to Valuyki. Buy hosts the 22nd Central Reserve and Maintenance Tank Base2 week ago
It appears that Russia has started withdrawing equipment from storage to place it near the border. A BMP-3 train from Buy to Valuyki. Buy hosts the 22nd Central Reserve and Maintenance Tank Base
Military echelon with TOS-1 filmed in Michurinsk-Voronezhskiy2 week ago
Military echelon with TOS-1 filmed in Michurinsk-Voronezhskiy
2 week ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: NATO's statements about the possible deployment of nuclear weapons east of Germany mean that 1997' NATO-Russia Founding Act is no longer exists
Jens Stoltenberg: In Berlin to meet Chancellor Merkel to discuss the crisis on Poland's border with Belarus, Russia's military build-up close to Ukraine, and China. Europe & North America need to stand together in strategic solidarity. A strong Germany is key for NATO2 week ago
Jens Stoltenberg: In Berlin to meet Chancellor Merkel to discuss the crisis on Poland's border with Belarus, Russia's military build-up close to Ukraine, and China. Europe & North America need to stand together in strategic solidarity. A strong Germany is key for NATO
2 week ago
"Russia will not close its eyes to the gross provocations of NATO and the EU, including playing along with the militarists in Ukraine", - Russian FM Lavrov says
Jens Stoltenberg: NATO strongly condemns Russia's reckless & irresponsible anti-satellite missile test on 15 November causing an orbital debris field significantly increasing risk to human life & space-based assets of numerous nations & entities
2 week ago
NATO expects Germany to stay in alliance's nuclear sharing - Stoltenberg
The Russian convoy that reached Deir Ezzor came from Raqqa and had to be escorted by helicopters2 week ago
The Russian convoy that reached Deir Ezzor came from Raqqa and had to be escorted by helicopters
A heavy presence of the American forces at the Salhiya crossing, north of Deir Ezzor, to prevent civilian casualties after the Russian forces opened fire on demonstrators who refused the passage of a Russian convoy.
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